L6-20P -> L6-30R

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Mar 19 17:21:05 UTC 2014


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joel Maslak" <jmaslak at antelope.net>

> Alternatively, you can replace the 30A circuit with a 20A one. I'm not an
> electrician, but I'll bet it's not much more complex or expensive than
> replacing a breaker and a receptacle,

It is exactly that: no one says you *can't* wire a 20A branch circuit with 
#10.

It is even *possible*, though unlikely, that if you did so, you wouldn't
have to derate it to 80%.  I would have to reread the Code to be sure.

Cheers,
-- jra

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